Is The New York Times vs. The Washington Post vs. Trump the Last Great Newspaper War?

I grew up reading the San Francisco Chronicle every morning, and the most important thing I did in high school was work for my school newspaper. That’s why I liked this article so much. It does an excellent job comparing the coverage of the New York Times and the Washington Post over the last several months. (There’s been a lot of news!) Don’t read this article thinking you’ll get some secret dirt between Times editor Dean Baquet and Post editor Marty Baron. You won’t. As media critic Leah Finnegan notes in her snarky weekly newsletter, there’s no actual war between the papers. (After all, they’re both by and for old people, she writes.) That doesn’t matter to me. What’s important is that there’s a resurgence happening in journalism, and that’s great for our country.


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